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Quotation by X. J. Kennedy
'Let you hold in mind, girls, that your beauty must pass Like a lovely white clover that rusts with its grass. Keep your bottoms off barstools and marry you young Or be left—an old barrel with many a bung.
X. J. Kennedy (b. 1929), U.S. poet. In a Prominent Bar in Secaucus One Day (l. 29–32). . .
Oxford Book of American Light Verse, The. William Harmon, ed. (1979) Oxford University Press.
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